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JO: ‘Super Ministry’ Bill slipped, under different name, into Parliament

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had presented the ‘Super Ministry’ draft bill yesterday under a different title as Sri Lanka Sustainable Development bill, the Joint Opposition said.   As soon as the bill was presented Leader of the House, Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella said it would be taken...

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ඇමරිකානු තානාපති සමග සම්බන්ධන් රහස්‌ කතාවක

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ඇමරිකානු තානාපති අතුල් කේශාප් සහ ද්‍රවිඩ සන්ධාන නායක ආර්. සම්බන්ධන් අතර තානාපති නිල නිවසේදී රහස්‌ සාකච්ඡාවක්‌ පවත්වා ඇත. මෙම සාකච්ඡාවට මුල් වී ඇත්තේ රජයේ සංහිඳියා බළකාය ජාත්‍යන්තර විනිසුරුවරුන් සහිත හයිබ්‍රිඩ් අධිකරණයක්‌ ස්‌ථාපිත කළ යුතු යෑයි කළ නිර්දේශය පිළිබඳ කරුණු බව වාර්තා වෙයි. මෙහිදී සාකච්ඡාවට ලක්‌ වූ කරුණු ද්‍රවිඩ...

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TNA, GTF endorse Manouri committee recommendations

The TNA and the Global Tamil Forum (GTF) have called for full implementation of the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms (CTFRM) proposals made in accordance with Geneva Resolution 30/1, unanimously accepted in Oct. 2015.   The next Geneva sessions are scheduled for March, 2017.   Both the TNA and...

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CBK calls for talks on foreign judges et al on judicial mechanism

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has called for extensive discussions on far reaching recommendations, including the participation of foreign judges and other personnel in proposed war crimes probe, made by the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation (CTFRM).   The outfit also called for abolition of the Prevention of Terrorism Act...